Over 200 families enjoyed El Nido’s Healthy Families Fair Saturday, March 25, 2017 at our South Los Angeles site. The Fair raised awareness of child abuse prevention with engaging activities and art projects. Thank you to KMEX for covering our Healthy Families Fair and interviewing Clinical Director Alicia Trelles. A fun-filled day for our children […]
Funds Help Parents Effectively Guide Their Children’s Education, Gain Advocacy Skills, and Obtain Vital Health Care Services According to Executive Director Liz Herrera, “Parents in Los Angeles can be overwhelmed when attempting to navigate the options for education and health care for their children. With the funds from the California Community Foundation, El Nido staff […]
Thank you to Gibson Dunn for helping to make our new South-West Los Angeles FamilySource Center welcoming, and all of the volunteers who made this beautification project possible! El Nido transforms lives for more than 10,000 Angelinos every year…here’s how we do it…
Every spring, El Nido Family Centers recognizes the achievements of a number of our college-bound clients by awarding them with scholarships. At a luncheon held at Cal State Los Angeles, on Thursday, June 23, we presented 35 El Nido program alumni with scholarships to assist them in furthering their education. We also congratulated our graduating […]
Over 215 toys were collected by Wilshire Boulevard Temple’s Early Childhood Centers for El Nido’s children. All types of games, dolls and gifts were dropped off at the Glazer/East and Mann/West Centers during December. The Jewish traditions of Tzedakah (charity) and Tikkun Olam (repairing the world) are cornerstone values of the temple’s nursery schools. “It’s […]
Garden Gala Video El Nido Family Centers’ 90th anniversary Garden Gala was a huge success! Saturday, September 19 at Robinson Gardens in Beverly Hills The oldest estate in Beverly Hills, with its truly magnificent gardens and breathtaking views, was the fitting setting for El Nido’s 90th Anniversary Gardens on Saturday, September 19. Guests arrived at […]
PACOIMA YOUTH AND FAMILIES WILL PROSPER FROM GARDEN AND EDUCATIONAL KITCHEN El Nido Family Centers, Councilmember Fuentes and Hugo’s Restaurants Partner on Program When the tomato, squash, and zucchini seeds were planted, when the rosemary, mint and cucumbers were picked, and when the carrots, green onions and lettuce were transformed into tasty appetizers, a community […]
For the last nine years, Citi has generously given its time and resources to El Nido clients through “Taking Charge” classes in Pacoima. Multiple workshops are held throughout the year and are incorporated into the overall parenting curriculum. Per Liz Herrera, El Nido Executive Director, nearly 200 teen and adult parents participated during this past […]
Willie Zuniga, president of Grifols Biologicals Inc., encourages youth in El Nido’s Gang Reduction and Youth Development Program to continue their education and seek careers in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. A recent tour of the Grifols facility enabled El Nido students to personally gain knowledge of these rewarding and important occupations. […]
El Nido salutes the Galaxy Star Squad for adding to the excitement of our Kaiser Backpack Event with your games and giveaways! We appreciate your ongoing support to our kids and families. Thanks for making all our kids feel like winners!
Thank you Bimbo Bakeries for making our Back-to-School Backpack event delicious by providing all your wonderful treats for our kids! Don’t miss out! See all the photos from our event on our Back-to-School Backpack page….
Back-to-School Backpacks 2014 Kaiser Permanente Makes the Grade Over 800 El Nido families attended a Back-to-School Backpack event at the Pacoima Community Center on July 31st. We are proud to say that over the last three years, 1,500 backpacks filled with school supplies have been given to our youth, making it a successful school year […]
Friends and supporters recently came together to celebrate El Nido’s accomplishments, meet new friends and raise funds for one of the oldest children’s charities in Los Angeles. Thank you to the Carloss family for hosting our Summer Friendraiser!
El Nido recently awarded 25 college scholarships to current or former program participants at a luncheon held at Cal State Los Angeles. The afternoon was a very special event for our students, their families and our guests. Colleges our honorees will be attending include UCLA, Mt. St. Mary’s, Cal States and community colleges. Majors include […]